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…Teneros Chooses HP ProLiant Servers for Its Award-Winning Email Continuity Appliances and Joins the HP Developer and Solution Partner Program…

HOUSTON (Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference) β€” July 9, 2008 β€” Teneros ( announced today that the company is collaborating with Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) to deliver Teneros’ award-winning email continuity appliances on HP ProLiant DL380 G5 servers. The new appliance platform is targeted for businesses worldwide that need a simple, cost-effective way to end email downtime in their organizations. Teneros selected the HP ProLiant DL380 as the hardware platform for its appliances based on HP’s high standards of quality and performance, its servers’ ease of installation, and the company’s worldwide support services.

Teneros also announced that the company is now a member of the HP Developer and Solution Partner Program (DSPP). As a result of Teneros’ DSPP ( membership and its selection of the HP ProLiant DL380 server, Teneros email continuity appliances will be marketed and made available to approximately 15,000 HP resellers worldwide.

β€œTeneros’ software technology coupled with HP ProLiant servers make a winning combination for email continuity,” said Patrick Kearns, general manager and vice president of corporate development, Teneros. β€œBasing our appliances on the world’s best-selling server brand makes it simple for CIOs and IT directors to choose Teneros as the best solution for ending email downtime for their organizations.”

According to Osterman Research, most North American businesses experience more than one email outage every month – and many indicate that they could lose more than $100,000 as the result of a single major email outage. Osterman also found that the average business experiences nearly seven hours of email downtime every year and that outages can bring many workers to a virtual standstill.

Teneros Application Continuity Appliances are ending email downtime and outages for many businesses in a wide range of industries. Teneros appliances can be deployed in about 20 minutes and are remotely monitored, maintained, and updated from the Teneros Network Operations Center, freeing customers’ IT staff from the burden of maintaining and updating the appliances. Teneros Application Continuity Appliances for high availability and disaster recovery of Microsoft Exchange offer 99.99%-99.999% email system uptime utilizing Instant-Onβ„’ failover technology.

β€œCustomers are looking to mitigate the risk of email downtime, and Teneros’ membership in the HP Developer and Solution Partner Program helps solve this problem for customers, while providing business opportunities for Teneros,” said Kristy Ward, worldwide marketing and business development manager, Developer and Solution Partner Program, Hewlett-Packard. β€œThe combination of HP ProLiant servers, Teneros Application Continuity Appliances, and Teneros’ membership in DSPP helps HP resellers effectively address customer needs in the area of email availability.”

β€œGiven the enormous cost of email downtime, maintaining the availability of email systems to as close to 100% as possible must be an extremely high priority for virtually any organization,” said Michael Osterman, president of Osterman Research. β€œThe combination of Teneros’ and HP’s technology represents a robust option for maintaining the continuity of email systems.”
Teneros Application Continuity Appliances based on the HP ProLiant DL380 G5 servers are expected to be generally available during Q3 ’08. For more information about the HP ProLiant server portfolio, please visit

About Teneros
Founded in 2003, Teneros has pioneered a new product category that assures continuity of operations for the mission-critical Microsoft applications fueling corporations worldwide – the Teneros Application Continuity Applianceβ„’. Funded by Advanced Equities Financial Corp., Goldman Sachs, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Sevin Rosen Funds, and STAR Ventures, the company produces plug-&-goβ„’ business continuity appliances that assure 99.99%-99.999% uptime of Microsoft infrastructure applications.
Teneros is an Advanced Infrastructure Solutions Microsoft Gold Partner and is the recipient of the 2007 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award, OEM Hardware Solutions, Device Manufacturing. Teneros is a winner of the 2008 Red Herring 100 award, was selected as CRN’s 2007 and 2006 Emerging Tech Dynamo, and was honored by AlwaysOn as an AO 100 Private Company Award winner in 2006 and 2007. The company is headquartered at 321 East Evelyn Ave in Mountain View, Calif., 94041. More information is available at

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